Chilled Lamb

You can see where our wind has been coming from today:

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In other words, straight from the arctic bringing… chill:

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Recently the skies have held more than the usual quota of Buzzards, Kites:

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and Ravens

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All keeping a close eye on the ground below

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criss-crossing the fields

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passing on the news

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Because it is lambing time

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They are mainly looking for nutrition-rich after-birth, which they won’t find in the field next to us as it is designated as the nursery for some of the weaker, indoor born lambs

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They are brought in by taxi

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and then have to sort themselves out

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Ewes closely inspecting the numbers

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until they know they have their right lambs

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Our small contribution is to provide the water supply

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through the fence

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and into the trough

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From where it is magically turned into milk

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A happy scene

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(Before the arctic blast)